Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free

Talking To a teacher about personal issues

Announcements Posted on
AQA GCSE physics P1 unofficial mark scheme 05-05-2016
    • Thread Starter

    What do you all think about talking to teachers about personal stuff. I suffer from periodic depression and have a had a difficult last few days. I don't want to talk to my parents about it and my friends can't really understand. My recent attitude has been picked up by a close teacher and since I can't see my therapist for a few more weeks but I really want to talk to someone. I feel it may help but is this unfair pressure to put on a teacher
  1. Offline

    Depends on the teacher. Personally i've never had a teacher I would tell stuff, as I think they do have a duty to pass the information on if they think they should.
  2. Offline

    Talk to TSR instead xD
  3. Offline

    Have you tried talking to a school/college councilor?
    • Thread Starter

    I'd rather it be someone who knows me personally
  4. Offline

    Why don't you talk to a teacher who deals with students problems? You may not be close to him/her but they are paid to help students, plus they may know more.

    Putting your problems on a teacher could be burdening them, dependant on the teacher. If I were a teacher, I personally wouldn't mind, but I'd refer you anyway to someone who knows more on how to help.

    I'm considering the same thing if it helps-pushing more towards for


Submit reply


Thanks for posting! You just need to create an account in order to submit the post
  1. this can't be left blank
    that username has been taken, please choose another Forgotten your password?
  2. this can't be left blank
    this email is already registered. Forgotten your password?
  3. this can't be left blank

    6 characters or longer with both numbers and letters is safer

  4. this can't be left empty
    your full birthday is required
  1. Oops, you need to agree to our Ts&Cs to register
  2. Slide to join now Processing…

Updated: May 13, 2011
TSR Support Team

We have a brilliant team of more than 60 Support Team members looking after discussions on The Student Room, helping to make it a fun, safe and useful place to hang out.

Today on TSR

AQA physics unit 1

Check the unofficial mark scheme

What date is the EU referendum on?
Quick reply
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.